Synopses & Reviews
The first book in the critically acclaimed, best selling Finding Lost series brings you an analysis of seasons 1 and 2 in one volume. If you're feeling as lost as the castaways on the show, Finding Lost is the crucial companion guide to help you unravel the mysteries of the island. This is the only book that offers an episode-by-episode guide to the first two seasons of Lost, following the developments of the characters, the plots, and the various connections fans must make to keep up. Finding Lost includes:
An in-depth look at every episode, with highlights, music, and nitpicks outlined at the end of each one
Chapters on the real John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau (and how they compare to the fictional ones), fan conspiracy theories, the blast door map, the Dharma symbol, and B.F. Skinner
Sidebars chronicling fun trivia such as Sawyer's nicknames for people; what Hurley's numbers could mean; Vincent's mysterious appearances and disappearances; the redemption of the characters
Bios for all of the major actors on the show
Summaries of the shows literary references, including Lord of the Flies, The Third Policeman, Our Mutual Friend, Watership Down, and many more
Photos of the filming locations in Hawaii, including a detailed map of how to conduct your own tour when in Oahu
Full of exclusive photos and enough background to put you leagues ahead of other viewers, this book will finally help you "find" Lost.
"If you're a fan of the popular TV show Lost, you can't be without this unofficial guide." California Bookwatch
The perplexing plotlines and bewildering array of characters on the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning television program Lost
are analyzed and pieced together in this in-depth exploration. Both devoted fans and new viewers can approach the upcoming season with a solid understanding of events from Seasons 1 and 2 with the insightful commentary, copious episode analysis, and thoroughly detailed sections on the links between seemingly disparate events and each character's back story. Questions such as:
- How do the characters' pasts intertwine?
- What do the animals on the island represent?
- What is the religious, historical, and spiritual significance of the infamous number sequence 4 8 15 16 23 42?
All are addressed as well as the importance of the many literary references on the show. Cast member biographies and never-before-seen photos are also included.
The perplexing plotlines and bewildering array of characters on the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning television program "Lost" are analyzed and pieced together in this in-depth exploration.
About the Author
"If you're a fan of the popular TV show Lost
, you can't be without this unofficial guide." California Bookwatch
"Stafford has a gift for writing about television and this book is an interesting read and definitely a must for any Lost
fan." The Medium Online"Stafford brings the symbolism, themes, and mythology to the forefront, so that casual viewers and devoted fans have a better understanding of what is happening in each episode." About.com
"A engaging and unpretentious writer with a real passion for her subject matter. She deftly deconstructs each episode in season five, providing insightful commentary . . . Stafford's observations permit a deeper appreciation of this drama and the influences that have helped to shape the show." Scene Magazine